A Quilt of Dreams: A Novel
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A Quilt of Dreams: A Novel

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Set in Grahamstown, South Africa, during the 1990s at the height of political unrest and opposition to apartheid, this is the bittersweet story of two people whose lives intertwine without them knowing each other—one a heavy-drinking white man and the other the young daughter of a black activist.

Reuben Cohen van Tonder's battle with unresolved grief and his search for hidd...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published October 3rd 2006 by William Morrow (first published October 1st 2006)
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Leandra de Sousa
This book is not my favourite of hers. I found Gershon very much like another character from one of her other novels called A Time of Angels. The book seemed very muddled - until about half way through she was just explaining the lives of many characters and only towards the end can the reader really understand what they all have to do with one another.

One of the positive points is that it brings two major historical events into one novel so it is very informative and detailed as to how life was...more
Bashayer H
" Anyway, as she's been shot, I can't treat her. We have orders not to treat blacks who get injured in riots."

A brilliant novel.
easy read, informative. Didn't know much about South Africa's history.
Light reading - entertaining.
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